Muntassir Mamoon

Muntasir Mamoon (born 1951) his full name is Muntasir Uddin Khan Mamun, he is a Bangladeshi writer, historian, scholar, secularist, translator, and professor at University of Dhaka.[1][2][3][4] He was awarded Bangla Academy Literary Award and Ekushey Padak by the Government of Bangladesh.

Muntasir Mamoon
মুনতাসীর মামুন
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Born1951 (age 69–70)
NationalityBangladeshi
EducationPhD
Alma materDhaka University
Occupationauthor, researcher, translator
Spouse(s)Fatema Mamoon
AwardsBangla Academy Literary Award
Ekushey Padak

Early life and educationEdit

Mamoon was born in 1951. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degree from the Department of History of the University of Dhaka.[5]

Literary worksEdit

Mamoon mainly worked on the historical city of Dhaka. He wrote several books about this city, took part in movements to protect Dhaka. Among his historical works on 1971 is his Sei Sob Pakistani, in which many interviews with leading Pakistanis was published. Most of them were the leading Pakistani characters during the liberation war of Bangladesh.

Witness at International Crimes Tribunal-1Edit

In 2012, Mamoon appeared as a prosecution witness at International Crimes Tribunal-1 which was engaged by the Bangladesh Government to try the war criminals of 1971. In his witness's account, Mamoon said that members of the Peace Committee used to advise Pakistani military leaders about where and how to strike the freedom fighters of Bangladesh.[6]

ActivistEdit

Winning the lawsuit against General Safiullah on High Court's verdict to maintain the historic locations at Suhrawardy Udyan and all over Bangladesh.[citation needed]He is the vice president of Ekatturer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee, advocacy group for the trial of War Criminals of Bangladesh Liberation War.[7]

Writing and translationsEdit

In 1980s and 1990s, Mamoon wrote and translated some thrillers, horror stories, and science fiction stories.

AwardsEdit

Bibliography (partial list)Edit

  • Dusshomoyer Dinguli 2010
  • Basker Ville-er Atonko 2010
  • Dhaka-r Sriti (Volumes 9 & 10) 2010
  • Dhaka-r Sriti (Volume 8) 2009
  • Dhaka: Tale of a City 2009
  • Dhaka Sriti Bisritir Nogori (Volume 2) 2009
  • Deyaler Shohor Dhaka 2009
  • Deep Dipantor 2009
  • Joy Bangla 2009
  • Rajakar Shomogro 2009
  • Civil Society in Bangladesh 2008
  • Muktijuddho Punji (Volumes 1–5) 2008
  • Dokkhin Asia-r Itihash Khomota Boidhota: Bangladesh Pori-prekkhit 2008
  • Sangbad Potre O Samoyik Potre Nawab Poribar 2008
  • Koyi Hain? – Purbo Bonge Ingrej Civilian 2008
  • Purbo Bonger Bichitro Shob Boi 2008
  • Amar Chelebela (My Childhood) 2008
  • Bangladesh Chorcha (Volumes 1–4) 2008
  • 1971 Shaale Chuknagar-e Gonohotya 2008
  • Dhaka-r Sriti (Volumes 6 & 7) 2008
  • Dhaka-r Muslin 2008
  • Dhaka-r Prothom 2008
  • 19 Shotoke Bangladesh-er Shongbad Samoyik Potro (Volumes 12 & 13) 2008
  • Gonomaddhome Bangladesh-er Muktijuddho (Volumes 7 & 8) 2008
  • Gonomaddhome Bangladesh-er Muktijuddho (Volume 6) 2007
  • Bangladesh: Bangali Monosh Rashtrogothon O Adhunikota, 2007
  • Kara Desh Chaliyeche, Desh Chalacche Ebong Chalabe 2007
  • 19 Shotoke Purbo Bonge Mudrito Puthi 2007
  • Je Deshe Rajakar Boro 2007
  • Ei Dhakaye 2007
  • Dhaka-r Tukitaki 2007
  • Dhaka-r Sriti (Volume 5) 2007
  • Dhaka-r Sriti (Volumes 1 & 4) 2006
  • Rajakar-er Mon (Volume 1 & 2) 2006
  • Hans Anderson-er Golpo 2006
  • Hans Anderson-er Khoje 2006
  • Ei Amader Bangladesh 2006
  • Onno Bangladesh 2006
  • Lorai 2006
  • Major General O Ferry 2006
  • Civil Society in Bangladesh: Resilience and Retreat 2006
  • 1905 Shaler Bongobhongo O Purbo Banglar Protikriya, 2006
  • 19 Shotoke Purbo Bonger Samaj 2006
  • 19 Shotoke Purbo Bonger Theatre O Natok 2006
  • 19 Shotoke Bangladesh-er Shongbad Samoyik Potro (Volumes 10 & 11) 2006
  • Chirosthayi Bondobosto O Bangali Samaj 2006
  • Dhaka-r Kotha 2006
  • Dhaka-r Hariye Jawa Boi-er Khoje 2006
  • Dhaka-r Hariye Jawa Chobir Khoje 2006
  • Dhaka Shomogro (Volume 4) 2006
  • Dhaka Shomogro (Volume 3) 2005
  • Aiyn, Adalat O Janata 2005
  • Bangabandhu O Bangladesh 2005
  • Nirbachito Probondho 2005
  • Ei Bangladesh 2005
  • Notun Shotoker Rajneeti 2005
  • 19 Shotoke Purbo Bonger Mudron O Prokashona, 2005
  • 19 Shotoker Dhaka 2004
  • 19 Shotoker Dhakar Mudron O Prokashona, 2004
  • 19 Shotoke Bangladesh-er Shongbad Samoyik Potro (Volume 1) 2004
  • Itihasher Khero Khata (Volumes 1–5) 2004
  • Dhaka-r Shangskritik Itihash-er Upadan 2004
  • Dhaka-r Jonmasthomi Utsab-er Itihash 2004
  • Bangladesher Civil Shomaj Protishthar Shogram 1947–90, 2004
  • Duur Durante 2004
  • The Outsider 2004
  • Michil-e Keno Chilam 2004
  • Oborodh 2004
  • Vanquished Generals and The Liberation War of Bangladesh 2003
  • Yahya Khan O Muktijuddho 2003
  • Dhaka Shomogro (Volume 1) 2003
  • Civilian-der Chokhe Dhaka 2003
  • Bangladesher Utshob, 2003
  • Ben Hur, 2003
  • Raiders Of The Lost Ark 2003
  • Bhoyongkar Upottyoka 2003
  • Bangladeshe Fera, 2002
  • Jebhabe Ekhon Cholche Bangladesh 2002
  • Jeshob Hotyar Bichar Hoyni 2002
  • Porajito Pakistani General-der Drishti-te Muktijuddho 2002
  • Bangladeshe Gonotorntro: Prokriya O Oikkomotter Upadan, 2002
  • The Vanquished Generals and the Liberation War of Bangladesh, 2000 (translated by Kushal Ibrahim)[1]
  • Rembrandt-er Bari Ek Shokale 2000
  • Bangladesher Rajniti: Ek Doshok, 1999
  • Dhaka Sriti Bisritir Nogori 1993
  • Prosha-shoner Ondor Mohol 1987

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Azad, Abid. "Jamaat building militant network in South Asia". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 12 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "LIFE TERM Not enough". The Daily Star. Retrieved 12 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Shahriar Kabir's book on war crimes launched". The Daily Star. Retrieved 12 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "V-Day with a difference". The Daily Star. Retrieved 12 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Muntassir Mamoon gets Bangiya Sahitya Parishad award". The Daily Star. Retrieved 12 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Peace Committee got support from Pakistan govt: Prof Muntassir tells war crimes tribunal". The Daily Star. 5 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Shahriar Kabir finds recent city polls among fairest in history". The Daily Star. Retrieved 12 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "15 named for Ekushey Padak—2010". The Daily Star. 17 February 2010.

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